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Date: 2008-12-20 (04:50)
From: Alexy Khrabrov <deliverable@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] prelude.ml as another standard extension to Pervasives?

On Dec 19, 2008, at 8:40 PM, Mikkel Fahnøe Jørgensen wrote:

> 2008/12/20 Alexy Khrabrov <deliverable@gmail.com>:
>> While we're on the topic of prelude.ml, I wonder how many folks  
>> would find
>> it very nice to just open Prelude and have all these nice functions  
>> readily
>> available.
> Prelude looks nice, and I certainly do not want to put it down, so
> forgive me for my critical questions [...]

I agree its solution to parallelism via a simple forking map/reduce is  
not universal, but in fact I am wondering about having other  
functional combinators available in shorthand.  Prelude.ml is a
superb crash course in FP, and in fact I catch myself reinventing  
these idioms ad hoc quite often.  I'm very tempted to just include it  
always, making it my own Pervasives.